No matter if your winter holidays enrich your Christmas experience at home with traditions, bright lights, and festivities or spending the holidays somewhere warm and sunny, the reward will be Christmas memories you’ll always remember. Here are five places to consider on your next Christmas vacation.
There is much more to this beautiful southern city than just its colorful history. Charleston has become a major player in the culinary world. If you're planning a weekend stay, consider lodging at the historic Elliott House Inn. Situated beneath centuries-old oaks, this 1861 bed & breakfast inn offers guests elegance in an old-world setting. The city is home to numerous restaurants offering traditional dishes to caviar on fried green tomatoes.
Situated in the foothills of New Mexico's Sangre de Cristo Mountains is the city of Santa Fe. The city is home to a variety of culture and history. The most visited spot in the city is the historic Guadalupe District. A number of hotels, restaurants and shops can be found within the plaza. One of the best known hotels is the Hotel Santa Fe, owned by Native Americans. The plaza is only a short walk from the hotel where Native American art and handcrafted jewelry can be purchased. The area features a vibrant art scene with numerous art galleries and museums exhibiting Hispanic art, culture and history.
Discover the magic of the holiday season in Barnstable on Cape Cod and see the spirit of Christmas come alive. It is a place where the present and past coexist offering a distinctive charm all of it's own. Visitors can walk along the seashore, explore the harbor, view the lighthouses or take in a fantastic Cape Cod sunset. There town is full of festivities with carolers, decorated harbor lights, fairs, and parades. It's a fun event that the whole family can share.